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Today's TWoP News: Friday, October 12, 2012

by Samantha Rullo October 12, 2012 4:20 pm
Today's TWoP News: Friday, October 12, 2012

Either J.J. Abrams really like making TV shows, or just really enjoys getting huge paychecks.

Abrams will executive produce Electropolis, a drama for The CW that focuses on two undercover cops who work the night shift -- to the beat of electronic music? Because that's what the LAPD needs, Skrillex. Or Undercovers 2.0.

Dick Wolf is developing a show for NBC called The Church, about a family who realize they are part of a cult. We get it, Scientology is huge, can we stop making shows and movies about cults now?

ABC will develop Michael Bolton's Daughter Is Destroying My Life, a comedy starring the singer as a version of himself. Who knew Michael Bolton and James Van Der Beek could have so much in common.

Another blog is getting a TV show, with popular Tumblr blog "Fuck I'm In My Twenties" in development at NBC. And lookout for Cat GIFS: The Series probably coming to your TV soon.

Fox is developing a series about a modern day Bonnie & Clyde. Unless it's Jay-Z and Beyonce playing them, we're not interested.

HGTV has ordered 91 more episodes of House Hunters International, giving the show a total of 598 episodes since 2009. How many houses are left to be hunted?

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